Lamb’s blood, Bagua mirrors, doors and signs of passover. On Changping road, in north-east Jing’an, Shanghai, a whole street is sanctioned for demotion with ‘拆’ consecrating anti-passover above every entrance. Continue reading “Changping road teardown”
To grasp the extent of the sharebike (IOT bike / floating bike) boom in modern China, consider that they now command their own public signage.
Sharebikes in Shanghai are so fundamentally integrated in the city’s infrastructure, they’ve begun to attract flypost advertising for commodities and services.
on sliced regions of time hopelessly far.
I’ve always been fascinated by capsule hotels, so I made this video (in Tokyo) when I stayed in one. Fast forward to 1:03 if you want to see me sleeping. Continue reading “Shinjuku Capsule Hotel Video”
Buzzbike is a high-concept implementation of ad-subsidised cyclesharing, but with a contemporary technologically-facilitated twist. Continue reading “Subsidized Cyclesharing and Smartphones: On Buzzbike”
There’s a remarkable scene in Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1972 Solaris (above). Continue reading “Solaris / e-Bikes / Shanghai / disjointed futurism”
As virtual markets eat physical markets, new hybrid spaces, virtual-physical palimpsests Continue reading “Virtual / Physical Palimpsests”
Moutai, eBikes, birdcages, trash, pinup girls, wtf, etc Continue reading “Shanghai, May 2016”